Inferior parietal lobule

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Brain: Inferior parietal lobule
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Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. (Inferior parietal lobule is in upper right.)
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Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from above. (Inferior parietal lobule visible at bottom left.)
Latin lobulus parietalis inferior
Gray's subject #189 823
Part of Parietal lobe
NeuroNames hier-89

The inferior parietal lobule (subparietal district or lobule) lies below the horizontal portion of the intraparietal sulcus, and behind the lower part of the postcentral sulcus.

It is divided from before backward into two gyri:

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant.


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